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KP government issues new coronavirus SOPs for seven districts

KP government issues new coronavirus SOPs for seven districts
March 15, 2021

PESHAWAR (92 News) - Due to the spike in coronavirus cases, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government has issued the new COVID-19 SOPS for seven districts on Monday.

According to the details, the provincial government took special measures to curb the spread of coronavirus in seven districts by reducing the market timings and banning public events.

The KP government issued orders for the closure of markets till 8:00pm in its capital Peshawar, Mardan, Nowshehra, Abbottabad, Swat, Swabi and Malakand. However, it has allowed some shops of essential goods including pharmacies, bakeries, grocery stores and others to remain open.

According to a notification, a complete ban was imposed on wedding halls and in-door restaurants besides giving orders to organise the wedding events in open areas with limited participation of people up to 300.

The province also banned all cultural, sports events, cinemas, shrines while public parks will be closed till 6:00 pm.

The KP’s decision for imposing restrictions and reducing the business hours is followed by Punjab due to soaring cases of the coronavirus.